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Seven killed, 20 injured in Gaza explosion.

GAZA, February 1, 2018 (WAFA) -- Seven people were killed and at least 20 others injured in an explosion in a house in the densely populated Sabra neighborhood in Gaza city on Thursday evening, according to the Ministry of Health.

WAFA correspondent said an explosion occurred in a house belonging to Abu Assi family in Sabra neighborhood, leaving seven people dead and 20 others injured some of them seriously. The house collapsed as a result of the explosion.

The injured were moved to nearby al-Shifaa Medical Complex for treatment.

Initial reports said the explosion resulted from the detonation of a gas cylinder at the house.

M.N./M.H.

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